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Calculating Specific Heat

The Prompt

“Calculate the specific heat of 1 mol of water.”



Wrap Up

After being shown the equipartition theorem for solids, this calculation is a good exercise to see if students can effectively use the internal energy to find the specific heat of a material at room temperature. The answer to this problem will also give the common value seen for the specific heat of water at room temperature. FIXME - Extra Information

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